Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses reported, on Sunday
evening, that an unknown group of gunmen stopped the car of Dr. Nabil
Shaath, a senior Fateh official and a Palestinian legislator and
attacked his driver after forcing him out of the car.
Dr. Shaath was not in the vehicle when the attack took place, the sources added. The gunmen drove the vehicle away after the attack.
Eyewitnesses stated that several gunmen stopped the BMW car of Shaath in Al Nafaq Street, north east of Gaza City, forced the driver out and severely punched and kicked him before fleeing the scene.
The Palestinian police initiated a probe into the incident after transferring the driver to Al Shifa Hospital in the city.
Recently, the Gaza Strip witnessed repeated attacks by unknown armed groups, several cars of officials and directors of different organizations were stolen during the attacks.